Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah



It really makes the planning process easy when a creative boy turns his special day into a
multi-sport, fun-filled celebration where the theme left no doubt who was number one. Welcome
to Charlie’s starting lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah party!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Guests arrived at West Hartford Town Hall to find their table assignments grouped by every
imaginable (and some unimaginable!) competitive sports around — from Ping Pong to Curling
and everything in between.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The sign-in board featured that amazing foam finger logo emphasizing the theme of the day:
togetherness in honoring the guest of honor.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The room was colorful and welcoming for “athletes” from all realms of competition.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Did we mention there were giant foam fingers everywhere? Yes, maybe we did!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The mitzvah boy chose the “Competitive Eating” table as his own — look out Joey Chesnut!


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


One centerpiece featured gnarly recycled skateboard wheels!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


We even found enough room for the Sumos inside this vase!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


For the traditional chair lifting, the foam fingers all pointed to the man of the hour!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


This wonderfully creative ice cream bar was furnished by Russell’s Creative Global Cuisine.


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Not that anyone will soon forget this awesome event, but young party guests received these great
long-sleeve hoodies as a memento.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


It was a pleasure planning this party for a wonderful young man. Charlie, you’re truly number 1!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Easy! Done! Enjoy!


Plan-it Vicki is the brainchild of Vicki Ross, an experienced Event Planner located in Avon, a
suburb of Hartford, Connecticut. Vicki has created wonderful celebrations all over Connecticut
and Massachusetts. She and her staff provide services for small, intimate dinner parties as well
as large, full-scale events such as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs.
For help with your next event contact Plan-it Vicki 

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